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Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

He also said Trump wanted him to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . "No collusion, no obstruction he's a leaker". "I think the American public is asking for as much facts as possible", said Zeldin, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. "One hundred percent", Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony. Read More

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

British Prime Minister Theresa May met with Queen Elizabeth hours after the results of the shocking general election showed that she failed to win a majority in the House of Commons. Facing down calls to stand down by Labour, the Lib Dems and even some of her own MPs, a defiant Mrs May has made a decision to cling on to power by forming a minority Conservative government. Read More

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Brazil's Natura wants to buy Body Shop from L'Oreal

Brazil's Natura wants to buy Body Shop from L'Oreal

L'Oréal now owns British chain cosmetics store The Body Shop , which operates in 66 countries worldwide. In 2016, it generated retail sales of around €1.5 billion and net sales of €921 million. regulators, also being submitted to L'Oréal's employee representative body. For much of that period, the 3,000-store business struggled to contend with tough competition, leading L'Oreal to announce in February that it was exploring its options. Read More

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F-35 flights halted at 1 base after hypoxia-like incidents

F-35 flights halted at 1 base after hypoxia-like incidents

Officials with the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB are working to educate other pilots on the situation and hypoxia symptoms while showing them successful actions to take in order to safely recover their aircraft. The Air Force statement makes the service's focus on pilot safety clear. The 56th Operations Group will hold an open forum to let pilots discuss any concerns pilots may have. Read More

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Australia PM Declares Melbourne Siege an 'Act of Terrorism'

After holding the woman hostage for several hours, Khayre burst out of the building firing at the police, who shot and killed him in a retaliatory fire. He forced her to call Channel Seven news in Melbourne during the stand-off with police, then said: "This is for IS (Islamic State)". "It is clear that this is a real issue where people with known records of violence, including people with known terrorist connections, or at least connections with extremists, have been released on parole". Read More

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

Despite calls for her resignation, May vows to stay on as prime minister. Making the announcement outside 10 Downing Street after a 20-minute audience with the Queen yesterday, a solemn Mrs May kept her speech short, saying that she will form a government "that will provide certainty" and lead the country into the complex Brexit negotiations while sticking to the timetable. Read More

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Global Specialty Fertilizers Market Research Report 2017

Global Specialty Fertilizers Market Research Report 2017

The report begins with an overview of the Wire Splice Connectors market and defines the trends that have shaped the global Wire Splice Connectors market. Type wise and application wise consumption figures are given. Global Valve Train Capacity, Production, Revenue (Value) by Region (2012-2017). Their product details, capacity, price, cost, gross and revenue numbers are provided for better understanding. Read More

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.27 million shares versus an average volume of 0.29 million shares during last trading session. Edge Wealth Management Limited Liability Co reported 390 shares stake. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 1,866.4% in the first quarter. Read More

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Theresa May announces she WILL form Government

May says she can rely on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. At that point, polls predicted she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from predecessor David Cameron. However, her campaign unraveled after a policy u-turn on care for the elderly. Read More

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Canada's strong May jobs growth adds to case for interest rate hikes

Canada's strong May jobs growth adds to case for interest rate hikes

The unemployment rate rose to 6.6 per cent from 6.5 per cent as more Canadians searched for work. In Ontario, the jobless rate was up to 6.5% from 5.8% in April, while B.C.'s numbers came in at 5.6%, up one-tenth of a percentage point. A water leak from an air-conditioning unit led to a shutdown of an emergency data center, affecting services including the main website , Communications officer Laurence Beaudoin-Corriveau said. Read More

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USA crude oil inventories are still above historic norms — CHART

United States stockpiles grew by 3.3 million barrels in the week ending June 2, while the market had expected a 3.5 million barrels decline, the Energy Information Administration said. The announcement comes after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries have come up with an agreement to extend oil production cuts by nine months to further help push oil prices up and avoid global oversupply. Read More

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'Pirates of the Caribbean' sequel sails to top of box office

'Pirates of the Caribbean' sequel sails to top of box office

But none of that is necessary this weekend as the two films in question were never in danger of breaking any box office records. Now in its fourth weekend, the Guardians sequel - which picked up an estimated $19.9 million domestically - is doing just fine, with a cumulative total of $333.2 million in the USA contributing to a worldwide box office of $783.3 million. Read More

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First Potomac Realty Trust 2016 Q4 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected

MDC Partners Inc (NASDAQ:MDCA) has declined 46.79% since June 8, 2016 and is downtrending. We have $8.52 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:MDCA worth $13.54M more. Therefore 42% are positive. (NYSE:EDR) on Wednesday, April 19 to "Market Perform" rating. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Read More

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Brookings Institute: Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal is

Brookings Institute: Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal is "fake"

While one US official categorized Trump's announcement as a "White House trick", it's hardly the first time an administration has touted an agreement that was never fulfilled. The Obama White House a year ago put a hold on shipments of thousands of precision-guided munitions and cluster bombs for Riyadh, and pulled back some intelligence support, over concerns about botched targeting in Saudi air strikes. Read More

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ECB president says risks to economy diminished

ECB president says risks to economy diminished

Mario Draghi stated that tapering was not talked about during the meeting and continued to tie the future monetary policy steps closely to the inflation outlook. For 2018 and 2019, growth is forecast at 1.8% and 1.7% respectively. However headline inflation rates have started to roll over in May and core inflation continues to hover around 1 percent. Read More

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Apple shows the iPad some love with iOS 11

Apple shows the iPad some love with iOS 11

Rather than searching for a guide display inside the building you can now use Apple Maps. But one big feature didn't make the demo: automatic Wi-Fi log-ins between iOS 11 devices. When you're ready to go, click the Sign Up button in blue. Affected apps will be listed under Settings General About Applications App Compatibility. Read More

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North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russian Federation

North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russian Federation

The North Korean government denounced these latest sanctions as "a crafty hostile act with the objective of putting a curb on the DPRK's [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] buildup of nuclear forces, disarming it and causing economic suffocation to it", Reuters quoted the foreign ministry spokesman as saying on Sunday, in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency. Read More

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Colony Starwood Homes (SFR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

SFR generated revenue of $149.55 Million in the same quarter, one year ago. Shares of Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) declined -1.19% to $34.83. The company had a trading volume of 2,369,763 shares. Analysts expect that Colony Starwood Homes will post $0.02 earnings per share for the current year. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Colony Starwood Homes is 93.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 100%. Read More

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Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda

They want to see us all come together. Standing on the banks of the Ohio River, President Trump pledged Wednesday to rebuild America's waterway transportation system and took a swipe at Democrats for failing to support his efforts. "We love Ohio", Trump said. "The president aims to give states and localities the ability to address their own critical infrastructure needs and to collaborate with private enterprises where it makes sense, " according to the White House preview of the speech. Read More

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ECB president sees inflation still subdued

Draghi said risks to growth are now "broadly balanced" - a tweak from last time out when risks were "tilted to the downside". "The central bank made every effort to retain a relatively neutral stance overall, balancing any hawkish or dovish statement with something roughly equal and opposite", said market analyst Craig Erlam at OANDA currency traders. Read More

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Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

According to sources within the White House, Trump says the "recusal is one of the top disappointments of his presidency" and that he is "fixated" on it. The President is still reportedly furious with the decision and blames the expansion of the Russian Federation investigation on Sessions' recusal. Read More

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US Crude Oil Inventories Post Surprise Gain Last Week

US Crude Oil Inventories Post Surprise Gain Last Week

Oil has struggled to stay above $50 a barrel amid speculation that rising USA output will counter supply curbs by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners, including non-OPEC member Russian Federation. The unexpected buildup of supplies shook an already anxious market. Gasoline blendstock futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell about 4% after the data was released. Read More

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